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Parasite Protection for Indoor Pets

Parasite Protection for Indoor Pets

If I had a dime for every time I heard someone say they don’t have to worry about fleas or parasites affecting their pet because their pet lives indoors, I’d be able to retire somewhere on the Cape. Unfortunately, I don’t have a dime for every time I’ve heard that, I...

May is Parasite Awareness Month

May is Parasite Awareness Month

Now that the weather is warming up, the rate of infection by parasites will rise. Parasites can affect our furry family members AND can transfer to ourselves and children as well. They are largely responsible for diseases that we call Zoonotic diseases. A...

What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

In case you have heard about heartworm disease but don't feel prepared to protect your pet from it, we want to share with you some facts about heartworm disease. If you need to get your pet checked, please call us and schedule an appointment. What is...

Why Your Pet’s Weight Matters

Why Your Pet’s Weight Matters

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. Overweight and obese pets are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, orthopedic disease, and more. Here are four...